Go West, Young Woman

Danielle Kinsman

The gold rush may have brought the railroad to the west, but it’s turquoise in the mountains of Colorado that has Danielle, a prospector, headed west on the California Zephyr. The California Zephyr travels west from Chicago through the heart of the Rockies.

Amtrak challenged Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind Humans of New York, to leave New York and capture #AmtrakStories from across the country. For 31 days, we’ll share one new portrait and story each day on our blog in celebration of the customers who ride America’s Railroad.